Creative management for theatre

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
206EKM1 ZK 3 48 hours (45 min) of instruction per semester, 39 to 54 hours of self-study English summer

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Learning outcomes of the course unit

  1. Student adopts knowledge and increases awareness and skills in creative potential in theatre management.
  2. Student goes through a process from uncovering the potential of one's creativity through a creative group and its support to, so called, „creative organization“, its markings, methods and procedures.
  3. Students acquire potential to perceive of their own place in the creative process, where the manager is present from the first step of a new project (theatre ensemble, staging, festival, etc.) in creative stage and off-stage processes.

Mode of study

A single semester course/ series of two-day workshops of interactive lectures for 1st year master's study at the DAMU, Dept. of Production as an integral part of the whole overview of instruction at higher arts academies, at theatre departments.

Aside from theory-practical explaniations, instruction will be a in the form of discussions. There will be series of tests for improving the recognition of one's creative skills. Follwing this the potential to use them in the creative process in a project will be considered.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

  1. Knowledge of theatre management issues.
  2. Knowledge of project management topics.
  3. Creativity.
  4. Independent production skills.

Course contents

Course outline:

Recommended or required reading

BING, R.: 5000 večeru v opeře. 2.vyd. Praha: Supraphon, 1988. 327 s. 09/21. 02-008-88.

CHONG, D.: Arts Management. 1.vyd. London: Routledge, 2002. 156 s. ISBN 0-415-23682-7

DRUCKER, P. 2000. Výzvy managementu pro 21. století. Praha: Management Press, 2000. 180 s. ISBN 80-7261-021-X.

DVOŘÁK, J.: Kreativní manažment pro divadlo aneb O divadle jinak. 1. vyd. Praha: Pražská scéna, 2004. 337 s. ISBN 80-86102-53-X

GLADWELL, M.: Mžik. Jak myslet bez přemýšlení. Dokořán. 2005. 235 s. ISBN 978-80-7363-097-3

HOSPODÁŘOVÁ, I.: Kreativní management v praxi. 1.vyd. Praha: Grada Publishing, a.s. 2008.136 s. ISBN: 978-80-247-1737-1

MIKULÁŠTÍK, M.: Tvořivost a inovace v práci manažera. 1.vyd. Praha: Grada Publishing, a.s. 2010. 208 s. ISBN 978-80-247-2016-6

NEKOLNÝ, B.: Divadlo a kreativní sektor.1.vyd. Praha: Akademie múzických uměni v Praze, 2013. 110 s. ISBN: 978-80-7331-292-3

SENGE, P. 2007. Páta disciplína, teórie a praxe učíci se organizace. Praha: Management Press, 2007. 436 s. ISBN 978-80-7261-162-1.

Assessment methods and criteria

Credit is awarded for:

The semester is concluded with an exam. Aside from class attendance, grading will be on the measure of active participation and interest, quality of submitted semester paper and project presentation in class.

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